Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Teaching Professor - Psychological Sciences

About this job: Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track, OTHER

University of Missouri - Columbia - Dept of Psychological Sciences -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Columbia, MO US

Contact: Dennis Miller, Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Phone: 573-884-8141

Post Date: November 30, 2022
Job Starts: August 1, 2023
Application Deadline: January 30, 2023

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri, a public land-grant research university in Columbia, invites applications for full-time (non-tenure-track) faculty position as an Assistant Teaching Professor to begin August 2023. The position is a nine-month appointment and teaching responsibilities are during the fall and spring semesters The Department of Psychological Sciences is committed to excellence in undergraduate education to students it serves through degrees, minors and certificates, and the campus general education curriculum. Many of our courses are taught face-to-face, although hybrid and online courses are an essential part of our semester schedule. We offer the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees on campus and the BA degree online, and currently serve over 1250 students across our three degree programs. The University of Missouri values and respects the contributions of NTT faculty. NTT appointments are reviewed regularly, may be renewed indefinitely, and are eligible for promotion following departmental and university guidelines. Contract lengths vary depending on length of service and rank. NTT faculty may participate in departmental, college, and university governance. Duties will include teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online undergraduate courses under a load of four courses in the Fall semester and four courses in the Spring semester (80% of work effort). The search committee is seeking candidates who can teach a wide variety of courses, with a strong focus for a person to effectively teach those in our research methods sequence (research design, statistics in psychology, and advanced research courses that include scientific writing). This position could teach additional lecture or discussion courses in their field of interest and expertise that fit departmental needs. We are especially interested in candidates who would also allow us to add to our course offerings in the psychological science of diversity, inclusion and equity. This position will teach a variety of class enrollment sizes based on departmental need, and teaching a large lecture section (e.g., more than 200 students) each semester should be expected. In addition to teaching courses, Assistant Teaching Professors serve on committees, participate in student development activities, and perform administrative duties (20% of work effort). The Department of Psychological Sciences values the variety of perspectives and knowledge that diversity brings to our community. The department is committed to promoting diversity in research, teaching, and faculty/student recruitment in all its forms – race/ethnicity, identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinions—through inclusive practices, policies, curricula, and programs that lead to a welcoming, respectful, supportive, and affirming environment. Minimum qualifications, evaluation criteria, and application process are detailed in attached document. Please apply online at: (Job Opening ID 44806)